Victoria shared some of the secrets of her 18-year marriage to David Beckham.
Victoria Beckham has shared the secrets of her 18-year marriage, joking that she “certainly wouldn’t be married any more” if she “really was as miserable” as she is often said to look in photographs.
The former Spice Girl turned fashion designer, 43, has been married to ex-footballer David Beckham for 18 years now, and together they have four children – sons Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, Cruz, 12 and daughter Harper, 5.
They’ve managed to keep things together despite massive amount of press scrutiny and pursuing different careers often on separate continents, not to mention those infamous cheating rumours that hit them in the early noughties. Victoria sat down with Vogue Netherlands recently, and shared some of the secrets of their happiness.
James Corden dresses as Victoria Beckham on 'The Late Late Show'.
James Corden has kept his promise of making his London 'Late Late Show' residency as silly as possible in the wake of the city's terror attacks by dressing up as Victoria Beckham - much to her ex-footballer husband's delight. He actually looks rather graceful.
James Corden dresses up as Mary Poppins
The talk show host donned a wavy brunette wig, a white fur jacket, glittering earrings and what looks like a black sequined top in sneak preview photograph of his forthcoming 'Late Late Show' episode. With a glamorous boudoir backdrop, David Beckham stood next to him in a tuxedo, starring earnestly into the camera while adjusting his sleeves as James looks upon him admiringly.
Continue reading: David Beckham Shares Hilariously 'Posh' Photo Of James Corden
A number of celebs, including Beckham, Ant & Dec and Gary Lineker, were among more than 1,000 who participated in the Ingenious scheme to fund the British film industry, which a judge has declared was illegal in terms of tax relief.
They are among more than 1,000 people who invested in the Ingenious film financing scheme in order to gain tax relief. The scheme, which helped produce massive movies such as Avatar, qualified for tax breaks designed to boost the British film industry.
However, HMRC contended that the scheme relied on artificial losses from the movies concerned, and that meant that Ingenious was not a legitimate investment opportunity but a tax avoidance vehicle.
Continue reading: Celebs Could Face Huge Tax Bills After Tax Avoidance Legal Ruling
The football player makes a cameo in Guy Ritchie's latest film.
David Beckham looks virtually unrecognisable in his role as a soldier to King Vortigern in Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'. His appearance was teased in a new clip for the film, and he looks pretty horrifying to say the least.
David Beckham plays Trigger in 'King Arthur'
The soccer star plays a rather snide and unpleasant character named Trigger in the movie, who orders Arthur (played by Charlie Hunnam) to pull Excalibur from the stone; a key moment in the story. As of yet, it's unclear whether or not he has any further scenes in the forthcoming film.
Continue reading: David Beckham Is Almost Unrecognisable As 'King Arthur' Baddie
The designer was made an Order of the British Empire this week
Victoria Beckham has had a busy few weeks of late, topped off with an appearance at Buckingham Palace where she received an OBE for her services to fashion - almost nine years after she launched her own label. And it seems the mum-of-four owes her success all down to her family.
Victoria Beckham thanked her family for their love and support
The former singer, who started her career off as a Spice Girl in the late 1990s, has posted a gushing tribute to her husband and four children thanking them for their love and support.
Continue reading: Victoria Beckham Praises Her Family's Support After Receiving Her OBE
Arthur might have an extraordinary destiny, but after his birthright was taken from him at a young age, he has grown up an agent of the streets of Londonium and now the idea that he has royal blood is almost laughable. That is until he manages to unsheath the mighty sword of Excalibur from a stone; a feat that can only be achieved be he who is worthy of the throne. This forces him to make a choice, he can ignore the destiny that is pressing in around him or he can seize it once and for all. He joins the kingdom's resistance and it's there he meets the beautiful Guinevere who encourages him to learn of the power that he wields and defeat the tyrannous Vortigern, avenging his parents and ending his rule for good.
Continue: King Arthur Legend of the Sword Trailer
The singer's manager, Jonathan Shalit, decided to take the high road with his response to the leaked Beckham e-mails that allegedly called her OBE a "f***ing joke".
In leaked e-mails revealed over the weekend reported by The Sun, the 41 year old former England footballer, who received his own OBE back in 2003 and whose wife Victoria is set to receive one in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list, said of the Welsh singer: “Katherine Jenkins OBE for what? Singing at the rugby and going to see the troops plus taking coke. F***ing joke.”
On Monday (February 6th), the 36 year old singer’s manager, Professor Jonathan Shalit, had a subtle and somewhat classier response to what Beckham is supposed to have said, simply listing his client's achievements.
Continue reading: Katherine Jenkins' Manager Slams David Beckham Over OBE Claim
Beckham Brand Holdings Ltd. made £39.5 million in pre-tax profits in 2015 - leading to just under £22,000 every day for the taxman.
It’s been revealed that David and Victoria Beckham pay nearly £22,000 to the taxman every single day courtesy of their global business empire, as the celebrity power couple revealed the healthy state of their finances.
The accounts of Beckham Brand Holdings Ltd., owned by the former England and Manchester United footballer, his ex-Spice Girl and fashion designer wife and Simon Fuller in equal amounts, show that their combined business dealings – David’s image rights and Victoria’s fashion lines - yielded pre-tax profits of £39.5 million in 2015, leading to £7.9 million worth of tax.
David and Victoria Beckham's business dealings mean £22k for the taxman every single day
Continue reading: David And Victoria Beckham Pay Nearly £22k To The Taxman Every Day
The Beckhams are a formidable family comprising a footballing dad, a fashion designing mum and four children of which the eldest three have so far branched out into photography, modelling and singing. Little Harper remains a talent untapped, but she is only five.
The Beckhams may be a brand but that's not why they're still together
Despite their formidable power as a family unit, David Beckham has rubbished claims that he and wife Victoria stay together for the sake of Brand Beckham.
Beckham will be Kirsty Young's guest on the special 75th anniversary episode of 'Desert Island Discs' on Radio 4 later in January.
The long-running British radio staple ‘Desert Island Discs’ has announced a huge celebrity for its 75th anniversary episode later this month in the shape of David Beckham.
More than 3,000 distinguished guests, ranging from the world of academia and politics to celebrity and sport, have appeared on the Radio 4 programme since it was broadcast for the very first time in January 1942.
In it, the guest is asked to choose eight recordings (usually, but not always, music), a book and a luxury item that they would want to have with them if they were stranded on a desert island. The guest is also asked about their life and career during the discussion, and the reasons for their choices.
Cara Delevingne, David Beckham, Rihanna and more hit the tat studio this year.
Tattoos are a huge part of many a celebrity's image so we were struck with a huge list of artwork that was done on our favourite stars this year. Some went for beautifully intricate designs, others for a meaningful nod to a friend or event, and others just did it because they could.
Cara Delevingne got inked many times this year
Here are our favourite tattoos from 2016:
Continue reading: Tattoos Of 2016: Who Got Inked?
Mel C is set to perform an intimate gig for Victoria and David Beckham on New Year's Eve during their trip to the Maldives.
The Spice Girls band member - who was known as Sporty Spice in the popular girl group - has been invited to join her friend - who was known as Posh Spice - on their festive getaway to the Maldives with her boyfriend Joe Marshall, as well as Gordon and Tana Ramsey, which will see her perform in front of the couples during the break.
A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Victoria has been the instigator for the whole trip.
Continue reading: Mel C Will Perform An Intimate Gig On New Year's Eve
The charity celebrates its 70th anniversary.
It's been a whole year since UNICEF launched its special '7' campaign with its Goodwill Ambassador of 10 years David Beckham, and this week the star took to the Empire State Building in New York City to celebrate the charity's own landmark 70th anniversary.
David Beckham lights up the Empire State Building
Last year, the '7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund' was launched to mark the 10th anniversary of the former soccer star's time supporting the children's charity. This year we recognised 70 years of work that the foundation has done to support children all of the world who are suffering at the hands of war, violence, poverty, famine and disease.
Continue reading: David Beckham Illuminates The Empire State Building For UNICEF
Piers Morgan had led the criticisms over 11 year old Cruz's Christmas single last week, accusing David and Victoria of exploiting their family.
David Beckham has hit back at critics who have been accusing him and his wife Victoria of ‘pimping out’ their 11 year old son Cruz by allowing him to launch a singing career, denying that they were exploiting him.
The 41 year old English soccer icon appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ on Monday (December 12th), and said the controversy around his son’s singing career was totally overblown and that the single was only a one-off, done because Cruz “wanted to give back” to charity.
David Beckham defended the Christmas single released by his son Cruz (middle)
David Beckham is making the journey to Peckham for the 'Only Fools and Horses' Sport Relief sketch
David Beckham says he can "die a happy man" after making an appearance alongside David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst in a new Only Fools and Horse sketch for BBC1's Sport Relief. The former England captain is said to have instigated the TV special, which reunites Del Boy and Rodney for the first time in a decade.
David Beckham Stars In A Sport Relief Sketch
"The day of filming started off with a slightly sleepless night, going over my script," Beckham told Radio Times magazine.
Continue reading: David Beckham "Can Die A Happy Man" After 'Only Fools And Horses Sketch'
Former English footballer David Beckham poses for photographers in front of a large poster of himself wearing just underwear at H&M in Times Square, New York where is was promoting his new David Beckham Bodywear collection. The collection features long johns for those chilly winter months as well as nine different underwear styles.
Golden Balls is building blocks
One more time? Yep that’s right: David Beckham loves playing with a bit of lego, and finds building with the interlocking blocks to be a therapeutic activity.
David Beckham signs copies of his new book at Waterstones in London
The former Manchester United, England and – most recently – Paris St. Germain player opened up on his brick-building activities to The Sunday Times Magazine.
Continue reading: David Beckham Loves Lego. Again: David Beckham Loves Lego
The 92 year-old Duke of Edinburgh knows how to rock a double-breasted suit. Find out the which other stylish chaps - with some surprises - were named.
GQ Magazine have released their 'Best Dressed' list for the coming year and amongst some predictable entries, including Benedict Cumberbatch and David Beckham, there have been a few surprises, most notably the inclusion of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, AKA the Queen's hubbie.
Prince Philip Has Made It On To GQ's Best Dressed List.
A mixture of magazine staff and experts helped compile the year's list of the most style savvy celebs and judged that Prince Philip "deserves yet another medal - for his services to classic British tailoring." Whilst we don't deny that the blunder-prone royal always looks sharp and dashing in his suits, tailcoats, and expertly knotted ties, his name's occurrence on the list comes as a surprise perhaps because of his reclusion from the media glare.
Continue reading: Prince Philip Amongst GQ Best-Dressed Men 2014
The singer has pledged to protect children all over the world and do her bit to make a difference
Katy Perry wants to use her fame and fortune for good and plans on doing so with her new role as a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador. On Tuesday, 3 December, Perry joined the ranks of David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, Jackie Chan, Mia Farrow and more in pledging her time to the charity, following a gala event held by the charity in New York City.
Perry attends the 9th Annual Snowflake Ball in New York
"Katy Perry is already a champion for children, and we look forward to hearing her 'roar' on behalf of UNICEF. We are delighted that she is joining us as UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador and lending her remarkable voice to amplify the voices of children and young people around the world," UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said at the 9th annual Snowflake Ball, held at Cipriani on Wall Street (via Ace Showbiz).
Continue reading: Katy Perry Appointed Goodwill Ambassador For Unicef
The Manchester United biopic is out now
Six of Manchester United's most famous player of the modern era - David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Phil and Gary Neville - star in their very own biopic, detailing the rise of one of the finest batch of homegrown players to emerge in Europe in recent years. Class of 92 chronicles the rise and rise of the six players, who guided Manchester United to glory in the 1990's and went on to influence a generation of would-be footballers.
Giggs, Butt, Becks, Phil Neville, Scholesy and Gary Neville star in the biopic
"There will be a few tears in there from my mum I'm sure," Beckham said on the red carpet for the film's premiere over the weekend (via Sky News). He continued, referring to the wider aspects covered in the documentary, "There was so much going on; there was Oasis, The Stone Roses, the Hacienda; all these great things that were going on in Manchester."
Continue reading: What Can We Find Out About Fergie's Fledglings In 'Class Of '92?'
The world of football in the nineties probably saw some of its most incredible moments, and that includes the enlistment of star players David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes on to the Manchester United football team. The team remains to be the biggest club in the UK and those six boys became unforgettable in helping to re-enforce that, perplexing the nation with their impressive athletic dexterity. The nineties also saw a genuine sense of unity amongst footballers - an attitude that improved the sporting world and made English football what it is today.
Continue: The Class Of '92 - Clip
David and Victoria Beckham intend to pay $5 million on refurbishments.
After giving away boxes of designer clothes to the charity shop, David and Victoria Beckham have purchased a home in west London for £40 million though will spend another £5 million on the property to bring it up to scratch.
David & Victoria Beckham
Describing the house as a "project," the couple are expected to move into the home when the modifications are completed towards the end of next year. The four storey home has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and two rooms - just for Victoria's shoes.
Continue reading: David And Victoria Beckham Buy West London Home For $40 Million
The Beckhams give up their cast-offs to help Typhoon Haiyan victims.
David and Victoria Beckham may just be the most fashion-forward couple this nation has to offer so there's little wonder why their recent donation of 20 boxes of unwanted clothing to the Chelsea branch of Red Cross has caused so much excitement.
The Beckhams Are Known For Their Great Style...They Got There Eventually.
Rumored donated items include Victoria's Jimmy Choo shoes, and David's Dolce & Gabbana suits after the couple had a root through their wardrobes and drawers to de-clutter their home and help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
The 90s was an era of change and positivity for the UK in terms of music, politics and film; a cultural haven of success and optimism. It was also the year that football was to take a huge turn with the enlistment of David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes; all star players that began their professional sporting careers in 1992 for the biggest club in the UK, Manchester United. Not only did they make their team bafflingly successful with their unique athletic dexterity, but they also showed genuine attitudes of unity with their real friendship that shaped football in England for the better.
Continue: The Class of '92 Trailer
David Beckham and his son, Brooklyn, were involved in a minor car accident outside his Beverly Hills home.
David Beckham was involved in a minor car crash outside his LA Home on Saturday afternoon (Oct 26th).
The 38 year-old crashed into a female driver as soon as he pulled out of his Beverly Hills driveway.
According to X17 Online, the soccer star collided with another SUV but thankfully there were no injuries to report.
Continue reading: David Beckham And Son Brooklyn Involved In Car Crash Outside LA Home
The glitzy couple are raking it in together.
They’re swimming in bucks, David and Victoria Beckham. The three companies that comprise the Beckham’s portfolio posted combined profits of more than £4m. Victoria's fashion range was the biggest with an increased turnover from £6.9m to £15.4m in 2012. (The Mirror)
They know. They know how much. They know. They probably actually don't know
Having shed her Spice Girl vibe – something she threatened to regain by re-joining them for the Olympics closing ceremony – Posh Spice, as she used to be known, has become a major player in the fashion world.
Continue reading: Power Couple Indeed: David Beckham And Victoria Grab Around £100k A DAY
Christmas came early for onlookers in East London who saw David Beckham clambering semi-nude over a brewery roof.
David Beckham gave passers by an eyeful as he paraded about on top of a roof in his underwear for his latest H&M advert shoot.
The former footie star is well-known for his dashingly handsome looks and toned physique so it's no surprise that he had a small audience as he stripped off in East London recently - probably the ultimate way a bad day at work can be improved.
David Beckham, A Sight To Behold
Continue reading: David Beckham Snapped In Just His Pants Atop East London Rooftop
The Shamrock Parlour may be a favourite of David Beckham, but it has lost service from One Direction star Harry Styles - much to Freddy Negrete's despair.
One Direction singer Harry Styles has reportedly stopped visiting his Los Angeles tattoo artist, Freddy Negrete - much to the artist's surprise and devastation. The 19-year-old singer has attended the Shamrock Parlour (a favourite tattoo parlour of David Beckham) several times to be inked, yet it has emerged that he visited a different studio for the rose which was drawn onto his arm earlier in September, 2013.
Negrete spoke to 'The Daily Star' about his feelings of abandonment and betrayal, saying: ''Harry said he would be back. I did his first tattoo and a lot of them since, until the big one when he was here with [ex-girlfriend] Taylor Swift last year. I don't know why he's gone somewhere else now. I didn't do the rose. He didn't even get it here at the parlour. I don't know who did it.'' Negrete referred to Style's last visit in December 2012 with then-girlfriend, Taylor Swift, in which he got a large picture of a ship on his left arm.
Continue reading: Harry Styles Finds New Tattoo Parlour
Sophie will join Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Firth and Michael Caine in the comic book adaptation.
Actress Sophie Cookson has landed the female lead role in Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of Mark Millar's comic series The Secret Service where she will join Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Tamara Egerton and Michael Caine, reports Variety.
Cookson In TV Series, Moonfleet.
Cookson, a relative newcomer to acting, is best known for Sky's adventure TV miniseries Moonfleet alongside Ray Winstone. Kick-Ass director Vaughn decided that he wanted to cast a fresh face who he feel really fit the part, over better known names such as Emma Watson and Bella Heathcote. Whilst potentially risky, this was a choice he opted for in Kick-Ass with Chloe Moretz and Aaron Taylor-Johnson and in Layer Cake with Daniel Craig.
Continue reading: Sophie Cookson Recruited Into Matthew Vaughn's 'Secret Service' Movie
The Oscar-winning singer is rumoured to have linked up with 'X Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn to co-star in the upcoming picture
Adele is apparently set to be the next singer to make the inevitable move in front for the cameras after reportedly being cast in the upcoming action film The Secret Service. The singer has reportedly joined a cast that already includes Samuel L Jackson and Colin Firth and will be flexing her acting chops in a villainous role in the new film.
Does Adele have a few more Oscars coming her way?
The 'Skyfall' singer will reportedly be playing the role of one of the villains in The Secret Service, which is being adapted for the screen from Mark Millar's original manuscript by Vaughn and Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, X Men: First Class). Her participation in the film hasn't been confirmed just yet, so it is still unknown what role she will be playing, however some reports state that she will only be taking on a cameo role. If so, then this will be much like her last on-screen appearance - on the hit show Ugly Betty - where she also played a cameo role.
She's sung spy, but can she act spy?
Adele has already proved to everyone she can sing; millions of records sold sorts that one out. But now, having provided the sountrack for the world’s most successful spy movie – Skyfall – Adele is set to play the bad guy in Secret Service.
Adele as a waxwork at Madame Tussauds London
Matthew Vaughn’s The Secret Service, an adaptation of the Mark Millar-Dave Gibbons spy thriller, stars Colin Firth and Sir Michael Caine as super agents fighting a team of villains headed by Samuel L. Jackson.
Continue reading: Adele To Take Up Acting? Singer Rumoured For 'Secret Service' Role
The ex-footballer is still in the headlines despite recently retiring
Turn on your television and you’ll most likely see David Beckham living a wonderful life, punctuated by multiple devices all with Sky Sports beaming out of them. It’s the latest high-profile campaign from Sky as they defend their status as Britain’s primary sports broadcaster against BT who are attempting to make tracks in the market.
David Beckham's latest ad sees him pushing the Sky cause
In the swanky new ad, the beloved Becks saunters round his designer London pad, checking out the football news. He pops to a swanky café, grabs an espresso and, yeah, you guess it, checks out the football news. He also goes to some modeling job and, tired from standing their looking pretty, turns to his smartphone to check out the football news. This all culminates with multiple Beckhams sitting on the sofa. CHECKING OUT THE FOOTBALL.
Continue reading: Sky Enlist David Beckham As They Do Battle With BT
Victoria and David Beckham are currently in Beijing as part of a promotional tour for in David's role as Ambassador of Chinese Football.
Both of the couple created a stir of their own as screaming fans clamoured to catch a glimpse of Victoria as the 39 year-old posed outside luxury retailer Lane Crawford whilst David attended a Chinese Super League football match at the Shanghai Shenxin Football Club in an appearance that sparked a stampede.
According to Sky News, "three police officers, two security guards and two students were hurt in the crash outside the arena at Tongji University" as news spread around that Beckham would arrive to meet members of the university's football team in Shanghai. Beckham was unable to reach the pitch through the teeming hoardes, and the event had to be reportedly cancelled.
Victoria in particular has created news worldwide after pictures from Brand Beckham's tour have shown several shots of the former Spice Girl smiling - an occurrence known to be rare in front of the pap's lens. Not only was she pictured smiling on Chinese TV, but 38 year-old David posted a close-up of her clearly laughing on his Facebook page with the caption, "See, I told you she smiles."
Bets are off as Skyfall's Rory Kinnear has reportedly been offered the role of the Doctor in BBC's Doctor Who, after current Doctor Matt Smith's role will come to end at Christmas this year.
Rory Kinnear, 35, has apparently been offered the titular role in BBC's long-running sci-fi drama Doctor Who,causing betting agents Ladbrokes to close down bets after an influx of bets caused his odds to rise to 2/1.
The Telegraph have stoked the flames of this most recent rumour, reporting that their insider DW source confirmed Kinnear has been offered the role and is quoted saying "he is the perfect choice" to follow current Doctor, Matt Smith - who is soon to retire.
Will Rory Kinnear Be The Next Doctor Who?
The ex-footballer and movie star went to the game with their families in tow, and unfortunately Becks had eyes for someone other than Tom
David Beckham and Tom Cruise have seemingly been best buddies ever since the newly retired football superstar moved to the MLS to join LA Galaxy all those years ago, and it seems that their friendship has stood the test of time as the pair were spotted out on a man-date with their kids at the recent Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks NHL game.
The pair almost managed to get through the whole game without being spotted too, but the ever-watchful eye of the kiss-cam managed to catch Becks as he was sat with his daughter, Harper, in the VIP stands. Becks gave his daughter a smooch on the side of the head as the camera panned out to reveal that not only was Becks and his daughter there, but he was there with his wife Victoria Beckham and three sons as well as Cruise and his son, Connor.
The game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday (May 28) may have ended in victory for LA, but the talking point after the game was definitely the appearance from Becks and Harper on the kiss cam rather than anything sports-related.
Victoria Beckham reportedly wants another baby, following David's move to Paris.
Could a fifth Beckham baby be on the way? It's been just 18 months since Victoria and David Beckham welcomed their first daughter Harper into the brood, though according to insiders at London Fashion Week, Victoria has been openly discussing the possibility of having a fifth Beckham baby!
The fashion designer and football star also have three sons, Brooklyn, 13, Romeo, 10, and Cruz, 7, though it appears David's recent move to Paris Saint-Germain has paved the way for another baby. A source told Closer magazine: "(Victoria) was making cheeky comments to everyone at Fashion Week who congratulated her about David's Paris move and asked her if she's planning on opening a Paris boutique.She quipped, 'Maybe - and maybe we'll get a Paris baby, too!' She's besotted with Harper and says she'd love another girl." The timing certainly works, with Victoria and David now settled in Europe for the foreseeable future, though the 37-year-old sports star is thought to be reluctant to have another baby. An insider explained: "David's been doing most of the work with the boys over the past few weeks, while Victoria prepared for New York Fashion Week, and although he loves every moment he spends with them, he'd like some time to unwind. He's not sure he can handle another one in nappies and sleepless nights."
Speaking on Jonathan Ross' ITV1 chat show last year, David declared, "We might have one more or two more, you never know. We're not thinking about it yet, but if it happens, great."
Continue reading: Fifth Beckham Baby On The Way? Victoria Wants A 'Paris Baby'
We've all had that moment; looking at photos of our favourite celebs and then jumping out of our seats screaming, 'He's HOW old?!' Well, we've been doing a lot of that here at ContactMusic. Some stars seem to have crept up the age ladder pretty sneakily, the odd wrinkle and grey hair barely registering on our radar, while others don't seem to have aged at all! English football player David Beckham was in his twenties when he rose to global popularity and, looking at his recent H&M underwear advert, it seems that his iconic hairstyles and tattoos are our only way of working out the old from the newer pictures of him. However, he is only 37 and has plenty of time to catch up yet. It's the over-50s that have really had our mouths agape in recent times as we've been scouring the net for the most youthful looking middle to old aged stars.
Continue reading: Good Genes Or Good Ops: Which Male Celebrities Don't Show Their Age?
With H&M revealing their latest David Beckham ad, it looks like the world's most marketable footballer is set to get tongues wagging again, with the former England international and newly-signed Paris Saint-Germain recruit stripping down to his pants and proving that, aged 37, he's still got it when it comes to the looks department. But we can drool over Becks all day, how about some of his other great ads? We've had a bit of a trawl through Youtube and, whilst we'd never go as far as to call ourselves the authority on Beckham ads (though we'd certainly insinuate it) here are five that we reckon are among his most memorable.
Continue reading: The Top 5 Best David Beckham TV Adverts
A semi-naked skimpy Beckham ad will never fail to set pulses racing, but in the new H&M ad, directed by Guy Ritchie, this time around it's the footballer's turn to get his own heart racing. In the ad he's seen chasing a car with his three boys riding in the back, after having had his robe get stuck in the door of the car and get ripped away. Racing through his neighbour's back gardens and onto a road, he sees the car turn a corner. What a shame, Beckham has to stay in his H&M khaki pants.
Ritchie uses his background in action movies to create a dynamic and fast paced 'short film' which has a clear narrative and makes best use of the beautifully sunny surroundings of LA, as well as all its beautiful people.
"David is the perfect leading man," the director told Today. "For me, this felt like more than a campaign - it was like directing a short film."
Continue reading: HM's New Skimpy Beckham Ad Sets Pulses Racing
It's a big day for fans of David Beckham. It's a huge day for fans of David Beckham's body. Hot on the heels of the confirmation that the British footballer will sign for French side Paris-Saint Germain, Beckham's latest ad for his bodywear range at H&M has emerged online. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the sleek clip sees Beckham running through Los Angeles in his briefs and, well, not much else.
Beckham launched a successful line of undergarments and loungewear in partnership with H&M a year ago and featured in a Super Bowl commercial that saw him in a tank top and boxers. In the new Guy Ritchie commercial, Beckham is seen waving off his kids to school in a dressing gown and slippers. But, what's this? Oh no! He gets his gown trapped in the door of the Land Rover (presumably driven by Victoria), which speeds off to the kids' nearby school. So, instead of phoning his wife and telling her about the funny thing that just happened with the dressing gown and asking her to un-trap it from the door, Beckham decides to sprint after the car, in his boxers!
Romeo Beckham, the second son of David and Victoria Beckham, has signed on with Burberry and models in their spring/summer campaign shot by Mario Testino. The 10-year-old stars alongside label regulars Cara Delevinge and Edie Campbell in the shoot, wearing a shirt, tie, brogues and the signature Burberry trench.
Romeo is the latest member of the fashion-forward family to model or design high-end clothes. David has appeared in countless campaigns over the years, while Victoria is the creative director of her own hugely successful label. During the Spice Girls recent reunion shows, Romeo was seen dancing with an umbrella baring the famous Burberry check. "We had such fun shooting the campaign" said the fashion house's Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, "I think that comes through." The Beckham's decision to allow Romeo to model for the most quintessentially British brand of them all fuels rumors that the pair are ready to move to London.
Beckham has played his last game for the Los Angeles Galaxy and - according to the Evening Standard - Victoria was spotted visiting potential schools for her four children around Knightsbridge. She is also thought to be scouting locations for her first flagship store. David has been continuously linked with British clubs Queens Park Rangers and Tottenham Hotspur.
Continue reading: Saturday Job Sorted: Romeo Beckham Becomes The Face Of Burberry
The world premier of The Spice Girls musical VIVA Forever took place in London last night, but the group were upstaged as the Beckham family attended in full - minus youngest Harper - to take the glare of the snappers' bulbs away from the remaining members of the Fab Five. Indeed, you'd be hard pressed to find a picture of Victoria Beckham with her old group mates Melanie Chisolm, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Melanie Brown, the pop star-cum-fashion entrepreneur sticking largely with her husband and sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz.
Big Week For Biebs: It's been a rollercoaster seven days for Justin Bieber. First, it was reported that he'd split from long-time girlfriend Selena Gomez, then, he attended the American Music Awards with his mother where he won three awards, and lastly, he met up with his ex-girlfriend to chat about a reconciliation. Keep up Bieber fans!
Crash Landing: Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you've probably heard of Rihanna's controversial 777 tour. Seven gigs, seven cities, seven nights, on a Boeing 777. She invited a ton of journalists along for the ride, and provided the alcohol, though not everything went to plan as RiRi opted to take the partying easy to preserve her voice. However, after all the drama, the sold-out shows seemed to go down pretty well with Rihanna's fans.
Looking Good Lindsay! Is the Lindsay Lohan comeback finally complete? Well, it's been an up-and-down year for the actress, though she's finishing 2012 in true style. Just this week, she appeared at the premiere of her new television move Liz & Dick looking really rather radiant!
Continue reading: A Week In Celebrity News 21 November 2012
David Beckham is celebrating Christmas early, the only way he knows how: by launching a new, lucrative range of undergarments for H&M. Beckham has added to his Bodywear range for H&M UK and we’ve had a peek at the publicity shots – some of which leave very little to the imagination. Brace yourselves, now.
Keen to get shoppers riled with anticipation for the new range, Beckham posted a couple of the photos on his Facebook page and has already garnered 55,000 ‘likes’ on the social networking site. If each of those clicks translated into a sale, the soccer star would be quids in (not that he’s exactly short of a bob or two). We reckon most of his admirers will have been clicking ‘like’ before their eyes had even scrolled down to the clothing, though. After all – why wear a t-shirt when you’re David Beckham and have all those tattoos to show off? Sporting an immaculately coiffured quiff, Beckham shows off some cosy looking jogging bottoms, for lounging around the mansion… sorry, house… in, just lounging around the house and clenching your abs so everyone can check out your muscle definition.
Continue reading: PICTURES: David Beckham Launches New Bodywear Range For H&M
Amid all the controversy that has arisen in response to the appalling video allegedly shown at the newly-wed's wedding last week, it's a pleasure to report that Jessica Biel may not be a Biel for that much longer, opting to legally take her husband's name.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tied the knot last week in a lavish Italian wedding, with celebrations spanning almost an entire week. To further show her love and loyalty to her singer/actor husband, she has chosen to legally change her name to 'Timberlake', though she will still use 'Biel' professionally, probably to avoid any confusion in the future. She thinks she's 'really won the jackpot of names' by taking on Timberlake, reports Today Entertainment. We doubt that Justin offered to change his name to Biel, but he did pen an original song and perform it as she walked down the aisle.
Most actresses choose to keep their name, these days in line with feminism and all that jazz. However there are a select few that have opted to take on their partner's name. Courtney Cox-Arquette chose to double up after marrying David Arquette (although she's returned to just Cox after their divorce), famously Victoria Beckham took on David Beckham's name (her original surname was 'Adam's, Beckham is a great improvement) and Katy Perry made mistake of taking on Brand during her short lived marriage to Russell Brand. We just hope that Jessica will be able to keep Timberlake for the rest of her life, though, given the stats of the above marriage, 2 out of every three marriages fail.
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